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Heaven Baek

Seoul, b.1984

Heaven BAEK studied Media Arts in Melbourne, and moved to Glasgow to received her MFA. Her practice explores how people work, gather and play in various situations or during particular occasions, forming groups and outlining territories. Then she visualizes how we form each other in interactive works, as communicator and...

Heaven BAEK studied Media Arts in Melbourne, and moved to Glasgow to received her MFA. Her practice explores how people work, gather and play in various situations or during particular occasions, forming groups and outlining territories. Then she visualizes how we form each other in interactive works, as communicator and producer (viewers and participants) make no such in differences. Her projects been shown around internationally including Glasgow, Tokyo, Paris, Seoul, Reykjavik, Barcelona among others. Recent exhibitions include “Sound of Community”, Arko Art Center(2015), and Caesura, Glasgow International (2014). Also, she has participated in Artist-in-Residence programmes internationally, including at Museum of...

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Biography

Heaven BAEK studied Media Arts in Melbourne, and moved to Glasgow to received her MFA. Her practice explores how people work, gather and play in various situations or during particular occasions, forming groups and outlining territories. Then she visualizes how we form each other in interactive works, as communicator and producer (viewers and participants) make no such in differences. Her projects been shown around internationally including Glasgow, Tokyo, Paris, Seoul, Reykjavik, Barcelona among others. Recent exhibitions include “Sound of Community”, Arko Art Center(2015), and Caesura, Glasgow International (2014). Also, she has participated in Artist-in-Residence programmes internationally, including at Museum of Modern and Contempraroy Art, South Korea (2015), Arts Maebashi, Japan (2014) and Hangar, Spain (2011).

1st. Installation view of Heaven Baek solo exhibition wolf and wolf, 2016, Arario Gallery, Seoul. Image courtesy of Arario Gallery.
2nd. Installation view of Heaven Baek, Jin Jung, 5 Axis, 2017, Recent Work Gallery, project curated by This Weekend Room, Seoul. Photo by Sunghyun Nam, Image courtesy of This Weekend Room.

RELATED CATEGORIES

Interactive Arts, Participation, Memory, Human Relations, Communication, Installations, Film/Video, Mixed media

CURRICULUM VITAE

Education

  • 2009
    MFA, Glasgow School of Art, Glasgow
  • 2006
    BFA (Media Arts), RMIT University, Melbourne

Solo Exhibitions

  • 2017
    Wolf and wolf, Arario Gallery Seoul, Seoul
  • 2013
    Our Lady vengeance, Insa art space, Art council of Korea, Seoul

Group Exhibitions

  • 2016
    Metropolis of Desire, Busan Museum of Modern Art, Busan, Korea
  • 2015
    Annual-nale: On Going, Amado art/lab, Seoul
  • INTRO, National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Seoul

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Curriculum Vitae

Educations

  • 2009
    MFA, Glasgow School of Art, Glasgow
  • 2006
    BFA (Media Arts), RMIT University, Melbourne

Solo Exhibitions

  • 2017
    Wolf and wolf, Arario Gallery Seoul, Seoul
  • 2013
    Our Lady vengeance, Insa art space, Art council of Korea, Seoul

Group Exhibitions

  • 2016
    Metropolis of Desire, Busan Museum of Modern Art, Busan, Korea
  • 2015
    Annual-nale: On Going, Amado art/lab, Seoul
  • INTRO, National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Seoul
  • Sound of community, Arko Museum, Seoul
  • Creative and empathist, ARARIO MUSEUM in,Jeju, Tapdong Bikeshop, Jeju, Korea
  • 2014
    Caesura, Reid Gallery, Glasgow (Glasgow International)
  • 82-33-44, Choi & Lager project salon, Paris
  • A cabinet of exhibition, Arko Museum, Seoul
  • 2013
    Uncommon ground, SIM, Reykjavik
  • 2012
    Samchunpo, Seoul Art Space(Seogyo), Seoul
  • Global cities and Citystories, Casal Solleric, Mallorca
  • Gunsan Report, Art space pool, Seoul
  • Distance, Seoul Art Space(Geumchun), Seoul
  • Poongnyun Super Camp, Art and Community Network, Goyang
  • 2011
    No excavation, Art space Pool, Seoul
  • The sociological Imagination of the city, Seoul Art Space (Geumchun), Seoul
  • SNAP (Social Network Art Project), AG Gallery, Seoul
  • Art Fresh, PS 333 Seoul Art Space (Geumchun), Seoul

  • DINGSDABUMSDA WHATCHAMACALLIT, Gwangju Kunsthalle, Gwangju
  • Our viewpoints, akibatamabi21 (3331 arts chiyoda), Tokyo
  • Opening, La Ermita, Barcelona
  • Global cities and Citystories, CasaAsia, Barcelona
  • 2009
    Just Work Done, 134 Renfrew st., Glasgow
  • Members Show, Transmission, Glasgow
  • Degree Show, Tramway, Glasgow
  • Set it up and go, APS artnews projects + Twinspace, Berlin
  • 2008
    Interim Show, Mackintosh Gallery/Newbery Gallery, Glasgow
  • 2007
    Boys Girls Machines, Capitol Theatre, Melbourne
  • Assemble, Assembly Gallery, Glasgow

Collections

  • Sindoh Co.,Ltd, Seoul
  • Seoul Museum of Art, Seoul
  • ARARIO MUSEUM, Korea

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